More Morning Hours at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Sierra Madre, CA. - September 16, 2014 - Library hours are changing starting Monday, October 6

Hours are changing at the Sierra Madre public Library in response to patron’s requests for more morning hours. Previously, the library had opened at 12 noon and closed at 9 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be shifting our hours to the following schedule beginning on Monday, October 6:

Small Brush Fire Rapidly Extinguished Near Auburn Debris Basin

Sierra Madre’s Dispatch received a call at approximately 3:37pm in regards to a blown electrical transformer and live lines down at the rear of a property on the 600 Block of Sierra Meadow Drive. A small brush fire developed and moved uphill towards the Auburn Avenue road next to the Auburn Debris Basin.

The fire is estimated to have reached approximately ¼ acre and was quickly extinguished. Sierra Madre’s Fire and Police personnel arrived upon the scene and set up command on the 700 block of Auburn Avenue. Mutual Aid was received from the Cities of Arcadia and Pasadena in addition to US Forest Service personnel. There was no reported injuries or damage to property.

Senior Excursions – October through November 2014

Sierra Madre, CA - September 8, 2014

October 17, 2014 – Oasis Camel Dairy & Julian
November 14, 2014 – Autry Museum and Route 66 Exhibit

October 2014 – Oasis Camel Dairy & Julian
On Friday, October 17, 2014 accompany us to the Oasis Camel Dairy and Julian, California. The adventure begins with an “All About the Oasis Camel Dairy” tour led by Camel Dairy Owner’s Gil and Nancy Riegler.

Case Management Services Available in Hart Park House Senior Center

Sierra Madre, CA. – September 8, 2014

The Hart Park House Senior Center is partnering with the YWCA to offer case management services for seniors who require additional support. Beginning on October 9th, Case Management services from the YWCA San Gabriel Valley will be provided every 2nd Thursday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Hart Park House Senior Center located in Memorial Park, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. The case worker will assist in linking and helping seniors apply to supportive services, such as advocacy, counseling, housekeeping, meal delivery, subsidized housing, payment assistance, and transportation. Appointments last approximately 30 minutes and reservations need to be made in advance. To schedule an appointment, contact the Senior Center at (626)355-7394. All are invited to call the YWCA Case Management Intake line at (626) 214-9465 if service is required at any time other than the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Furthermore, all individuals interested in utilizing the service are encouraged to come into the Senior Center on September 18th at 11:45 am to learn more about the YWCA Case Management Program and meet the case manager who has been assigned to our location.